WXXI Local Stories
8:55 am
Thu July 5, 2007

Another Bear Sighting in Upstate New York

Rush, NY – Emergency dispatchers reported another black bear sighting in western New York.

The animal was seen along Rush West-Rush Road this morning around Wildwood Country Club in the town of Rush.

There have several accounts of people seeing black bears in the region the past few weeks.

There have been sightings in Pittsford, Ogden and Gates, among others.

A man from the town of Conklin in the Southern Tier faces misdemeanor charges after he shot and killed a bear he says thought might harm his children.